Archive | February, 2013
Terrace BC

Terrace Metis Community Re-Establishes – Terrace Metis Cultural Society

We would like to let BC Metis Federation board and its members know that on Feb. 17th a motion was passed to adopt the constitution for our new Society. It’s called The Terrace Métis Cultural Society. It was great to see so many Métis, and none Métis supporting our new beginning. On Feb. the 16th […]

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Kikino

Kikino Metis Children and Family Services – Metis Dialogue on Foster Parenting March 4th

Kikino Metis Children and Family Services agency from Prince George has been approached by MCFD to assist them with Métis specific Foster Parent Recruitment and dialogue on how MCFD can do things to better support Métis Children in care. Kikino is not necessarily asking for those to become foster parents but to have that dialogue […]

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Metis CoffeeTalk

Metis Coffee Talk Tomorrow February 28th 2013 @ 7:30 pm

Reminder: Watch Metis Coffee Talk Tomorrow on February 28th 2013 @ 7:30 pm. During the Coffee Talk broadcasts, Keith Henry relates stories of Métis history and culture, and bring you up to date on Metis new stories. Click on the tab above or go to http://bcmetis.com/coffee-talk/

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Sinking Ship

Cartoon of the Week

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Keeping It Riel(sm)

The latest article “Keeping It Riel”

BC Metis Federation President Keith Henry has written his latest article “Keeping It Riel” that is now available in the March edition on Page 11 of the Aboriginal Marketplace Magazine. This edition President Henry writes and update about the recent Daniels Case that was announced in January 2013.

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Coffee talk

Meeting in Victoria-What Can I Do?

Open letter to Mètis people, I want to thank the Métis people that joined me in Victoria this past weekend at the Solstice Café. This meeting with grass roots Métis people continues to demonstrate to me that people do care about what is going on in our Nation. Having said this it also reminded me […]

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MNBC Continues to Spend Money on Legal Counsel

Letter sent to Metis Nation BC Legal Counsel this morning… Thank you for the letter this morning to requesting BC Mètis Federation to remove the MNBC training documents from the website. I confirm that BC Mètis Federation has now removed the documentation as requested but would like to clarify a few points based on your […]

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BC Hydro WAC Bennett Dam

BC Hydro Scholarship Program – Deadline 15 April 2013

BC Hydro is proud to support education and skill development in B.C.’s Aboriginal communities. We are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workforce which is representative of the communities we serve. Aboriginal scholarships are awarded to selected B.C. Aboriginal students currently enrolled in a full-time post-secondary institution or students in Grade 12 planning to […]

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MNBC Response

Bruce and Joanne Dumont Law Firm Response

BC Metis Federation reported on the funding provided to MNBC President Bruce Dumont’s wife Joanne Dumont. True to form a letter was sent by a new legal counsel this week requesting the material be removed as it was allegedly a breach of privacy laws. BC Metis Federation has sent the following correspondence in response and […]

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bevdouglas

Idle No More Douglas College – New Westminster

BC Métis Federation board member Beverly Lambert continued her work with the Idle No Campaign earlier this week. She attended a rally at Douglas College on the 19th which was very productive. More and more, the First Nations are recognizing and saying that Métis and BC Métis Federation should be acknowledged and included. What an […]

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